insights and advice

ICYMI: The best of ‘22 blog roundup

2022 has been a year, so you’re forgiven if you haven’t had a chance to read all of our blogs. As our holiday gift to you, we’ve rounded up some of our best blogs. From practical tips on wooing customers and mastering SEO to future-proofing your business and using TikTok …

railways cafe
food, drink and hospitality

Full steam ahead for Railways, the (not-so-little) restaurant that could

Railways restaurant is more than just the story of a guy with a monkey on his back (literally), it’s an epic tale that transcends the mundane.

finances and funding

Banting Baker Gigi: How this stuntwoman flipped to ruling a keto empire

This queen of keto is a badass business warrior who pulled off the greatest entrepreneurial stunt of all: HYPERGROWTH during lockdown!


Yoco Meets | Women in Business: Thriving as Underdogs

At our Yoco Meets dedicated to women in business, these inspiring entrepreneurs shared their tips for beating the odds and thriving as an underdog.


It’s Time to Grow. Announcing our Series C Funding Round!

We are proud to announce that we have secured over R1.2 billion in funding. A big step towards realising our vision of Open Commerce.

MBV emporium
retail businesses

MBV Emporium: a dream shop filled with conversation starters

Vanessa Govender’s MBV Emporium is the manifestation of her lifelong passion for collecting and sharing beauty, thriving no matter the odds!

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working from home

15 e-commerce terms you need to know to get started

Game-changing AI tools to power your business | Part 2

two women at a Yoco business networking event

Business Networking for Shy Entrepreneurs


How to get your small business ready for the peak season with Yoco

Instant Payout vs. Yoco Capital – The What, Why, & When

Katlego talking about how to build a business at StartUp Grind.

Katlego at Startup Grind: How to build a business


7 budget-friendly ways small business owners can motivate staff

Nurturing your well-being for business growth


9 top email marketing benefits for small businesses

Flip your marketing strategy in time for silly season | Part 1

How to deal with negative online comments.

Negative comments online: 9 tips for dealing with them


How to get email marketing right (in five easy steps)

Top 6 benefits of customer loyalty programs for small businesses

Skip the wait: 5 ways to build a business before you graduate

Bloom Conference: women in creative entrepreneurship


A marketer’s guide to gift vouchers

A closeup of a rand note.

Do you really need business capital?

youth day

8 Steps To Protecting Yourself From Email Phishing

An image of the Yoco Point of Sale App.

Are you getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale App?


The strategic advantages of being an underdog in entrepreneurship

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.

How to start a market stall


Introducing getlion: the ultimate “super-app” for entrepreneurs

Julie Taylor, founder of Guns & Rain.

How to go from corporate to business

The Yoco Product Development team.

Meet the Yoco Product Team

5 steps to kicking off a killer customer loyalty program

An image of a lawyer signing a contract for a new small business.

When will my new small business need a business attorney?

Yoco’s Festive Gift Guide 

Sipping On Success: Aperitif And Yoco

8 things to consider before you start building an online store

Ten things you didn’t know the Yoco App could do

Maya Liepaz of the Yoco Growth Team.

Meet the Yoco Growth Team

Nick Jacobs, software developer on open by Yoco.

Nick Jacobs: From London to Yoco


How to start accepting credit card payments


How to use WordPress to build an online store

yoco-formula-make space to explore

Making space to explore: curious enough to experiment, bold enough to fail